The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland

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The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland. / Wills, Tarrin Jon.

I: N O W E L E, Bind 69, Nr. 2, 2016, s. 114-129.

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Wills, TJ 2016, 'The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland', N O W E L E, bind 69, nr. 2, s. 114-129.

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Wills, T. J. (2016). The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland. N O W E L E, 69(2), 114-129.

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Wills TJ. The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland. N O W E L E. 2016;69(2):114-129.

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Wills, Tarrin Jon. / The thirteenth-century runic revival in Denmark and Iceland. I: N O W E L E. 2016 ; Bind 69, Nr. 2. s. 114-129.

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